Professional Practice (Top-Up) (BSc (Hons))

University of Kent

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The award
BSc (Hons)

How long you will study
years

Domestic course fees
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How you will study
part-time

Course starts
17 October 2018

International course fees
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About Professional Practice (Top-Up) at University of Kent

The BA/BSc Top-up in Professional Practice is a flexible, work-related undergraduate programme that provides a route to a degree for those who have previously achieved an undergraduate qualification, such as a Foundation Degree, HND or similar. It is the third stage of a BA/BSc, delivered part-time over two academic years.

This work-related learning programme is suitable for professionals from a wide range of areas in the public and private sectors. This includes health and social care, education, local government, public services, human resources, professional trades people, business and administrative services, cultural industries, retail, hospitality, financial and legal services.

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Entry requirements

Entry requirements

This work-related learning programme is suitable for professionals from a wide range of areas in the public and private sectors: health and social care, education, local government, public services, human resources, professional trades people, business and administrative services, cultural industries, retail, hospitality, financial and legal services.

You must be working and have a Foundation Degree, Undergraduate Diploma or equivalent qualification.

All applicants are considered on an individual basis and professional qualifications. Any additional work-related awards and experience will also be taken into account when considering applications. 

Credit transfer: If you have already studied at college or university, or have other academic awards, this may count towards your Top-up qualification, reducing the number of modules you need to study. You can also transfer study from a wide range of professional qualifications. You should apply for credit transfer before you register. We need to know what you studied, where and when and you should provide original evidence of your previous study. We will compare this against the learning outcomes for your chosen qualification and inform you of any award.

Home/EU students

You must be working and have a Foundation Degree, Undergraduate Diploma or equivalent qualification.

QualificationTypical offer/minimum requirementAccess to HE Diploma

The University will not necessarily make conditional offers to all Access candidates but will continue to assess them on an individual basis. 

If we make you an offer, you will need to obtain/pass the overall Access to Higher Education Diploma and may also be required to obtain a proportion of the total level 3 credits and/or credits in particular subjects at merit grade or above.

BTEC Level 5 HND

You must be working and have a Foundation Degree, Undergraduate Diploma or equivalent qualification.

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma (formerly BTEC National Diploma)

The University will consider applicants holding BTEC National Diploma and Extended National Diploma Qualifications (QCF; NQF; OCR) on a case-by-case basis. Please contact us for further advice on your individual circumstances.

International students

Please see our International Student website for entry requirements by country and other relevant information.

English Language Requirements

Please see our English language entry requirements web page.

Please note that if you are required to meet an English language condition, we offer a number of 'pre-sessional' courses in English for Academic Purposes. You attend these courses before starting your degree programme. 

General entry requirements

Please also see our general entry requirements.

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